AU 238 - Mopar CAP Cooperative Work Experience
Credit Hours: 1.5
Theory and instruction received in previous CAP courses, taught with a Chrysler emphasis, are applied to work in the sponsoring dealership.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
- inspect the automobile heating system and related components to ensure proper operation;
- inspect the automobile air conditioning system and related components to ensure proper operation;
- inspect and where needed repair or replace heating or air conditioning components;
- following Chrysler procedures flush the cooling system and refill with proper coolant;
- following Chrysler procedures the student will evacuate/refill or charge the A/C system using approved refrigerant;
- use appropriate service manuals/software to assist in diagnosis and repair of the air conditioning/heating system;
- roadtest a vehicle to assist in determining if a drivability problem is related to the steering or suspension systems;
- perform a pre-alignment inspection to determine if parts or components of the steering/suspension system need to be adjusted or replaced;
- properly replace worn or defective parts or components of the steering/suspension systems;
- replace tires and balance as required. Where necessary replace wheels that after testing prove to be defective;
- properly perform front wheel and, where needed, rear wheel alignments to correct drivability problems;
- use appropriate service manuals/software to assist in the diagnosis and repair of problems associated to the suspension/steering systems;
- perform a New York State Inspection on a vehicle brought to the dealer for yearly inspection;
- perform the necessary repairs and adjustments as required by New York State Department of Motor Vehicles;
- write up the appropriate paperwork for a vehicle that has either passed or failed inspection; and
- demonstrate an understanding of the NYS Inspection manual and its contents as far as performing a proper and legal inspection.
All Chrysler CAP co-ops are conducted with the student working with an "A" grade technician. All the above objectives would be performed under the guidance of a professional to aid the student in the learning process as well as ensuring that all repairs and inspections are performed properly and at the level expected of the manufacturer.
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Chrysler College Automotive Program (CAP).
Corequisites: AU 215, AU 220, AU 221, AU 222, AU 223